Marquette Wire

Drunk driving increases around campus

Nick Biggi

October 30, 2012

Filed under News

Over the course of the fall drunk driving cases have spiked around campus, though none have been Marquette students or have been affiliated with the university. Although Department of Public Safety officers have been able to...

New wheels for DPS

Nick Biggi

October 11, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

While Marquette’s Department of Public Safety continues to combat crime around campus, it is making one change: transitioning to new squad cars. DPS had primarily been driving the Ford Crown Victoria. However, Ford discontinued the car in the U.S. and Canada for the 2012 mod...

Numbers on new alcohol policy unavailable

Nick Biggi

October 2, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

A little more than a month ago, the Tribune reported that after the first weekend of the semester there were 27 alcohol related write-ups. Thus far, administrators and university officials are unable to give a tally of write-ups...

Department of Education releases crime stats for MU

Nick Biggi

September 25, 2012

Filed under Editors' Picks, News

Data published by the Department of Education indicates that between 2008 and 2010, 84 burglaries and 2,555 liquor law violations resulting in disciplinary action were reported to have taken place on Marquette's campus. Department...

DPS holds self-defense classes

Nick Biggi

September 20, 2012

Filed under News

When people think of self-defense, karate chops and roundhouse kicks typically come to mind. On Monday, however, when the Department of Public Safety offered its first of four free self-defense classes for Marquette students, more basic moves and information took center stage. The program took place in...

Vander Blue wants trial following citation

Joe Carey

April 26, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

Marquette guard Vander Blue has chosen to go to trial on charges that he punched a male student outside of the Qdoba restaurant at 803 N. 16th St. last fall, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The incident occurred at 1:30 a....

Confirmed case of bacterial meningitis at MU

Andrea Anderson

April 5, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

A male Marquette student who lives off-campus has been hospitalized and is in serious condition after being diagnosed with a lab-confirmed case of bacterial meningitis. On the evening of April 2, the student contacted the Department...

DPS and MPD team up to nab suspects in campus robbery

Zach Buchheit

March 22, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

As spring break began, Marquette’s Department of Public Safety stayed hard at work, collaborating with the Milwaukee Police Department to arrest one suspect and take two others into custody for questioning regarding two recent...

Officer Pat: The man behind the legend

Pat Simonaitis

February 10, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

Department of Public Safety Officer Pat Conlin was brutally honest about the reason he joined the DPS force and now swipes in students overnight in McCabe Hall five nights a week. “The cost of tuition (at Marquette) is atrocious,” he said with a laugh. ...